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Public Education and Community Programs: Community Programs

This page provides links to EPA and non-EPA Web-based resources that provide additional information on community programs related to transportation and air quality.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Resources

  • Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE)
    This is a competitive grant program that offers an innovative way for a community to organize and take action to reduce toxic pollution in its local environment. Through CARE, a community creates a partnership that implements solutions to reduce releases of toxic pollutants and minimize people's exposure to them.
  • EnviroFlash
    A program, sponsored by the EPA with state and local air quality agencies, that provides important air quality information such as forecasts and action day notifications via email or pager notification.
  • Toxic Air Pollutants Resources
    A portal site with links to information on air toxics in the U.S., including community-based projects.

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Other Federal Departments & Agencies

  • It All Adds Up to Cleaner Air
    A unique public education and partnership-building initiative developed collaboratively by several federal agencies to help regional, state, and community efforts to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

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State, Local, and Regional Programs  Exit EPA Disclaimer

  • California Air Resources Board (ARB)
    A California state agency working to maintain healthy air quality, conduct research on air pollution, and reduce motor vehicle air pollution.
  • Clean Air Action
    A program that provides air quality information for the Houston, Texas, region.

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Non-Governmental Organizations  Exit EPA Disclaimer

  • AirShare
    A tool for air quality communicators that provides up-to-date information on state and local air-related news, products, events, programs, and activities.
  • National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA, formerly formerly STAPPA and ALAPCO)
    This site allows users to locate state and local air agencies across the nation and access the latest information on important air pollution topics.

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